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Lesson 1

Introduction to Alteryx Auto Insights

Lesson 2

Understanding Data with Alteryx Auto Insights

Comparing your measure to same time 2 years ago



Alteryx Auto Insights' default comparison period is against the previous period. 


However in some cases, it may be more useful for you to compare against 2 or 3 periods ago. For example, when you want to compare your current metric performance against what it was pre-pandemic. 


Comparing monthly view

You can compare your measure this month to same time 2 years ago by selecting your comparison period to a rolling range of same month and offset by 2 years.




Comparing yearly view

You can compare your measure this year to 2 years ago by selecting your comparison period to a rolling range of previous year and offset by 1 year. 



These are just some examples of how you can configure your comparison periods. Alteryx Auto Insights is flexible in how you can set up your comparison periods. You can find out more about time comparison in Alteryx Auto Insights in this Help article


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Generally speaking, methods of temporal measurement, or chronometry, take two distinct forms: the calendar, a mathematical tool for organising intervals of time,[18] and the clock, a physical mechanism that counts the passage of time. In day-to-day life, the clock is consulted for periods less than a day, whereas the calendar is consulted for periods longer than a day. Increasingly, personal electronic devices display both calendars and clocks simultaneously. The number (as on a clock dial or calendar) that marks the occurrence of a specified event as to hour or date is obtained by counting from a fiducial epoch – a central reference point.